Norton 2012 Software Can Wipe Lost/Stolen Android Smartphone

  • Find lost or stolen Android Tablet
  • Disables previously unknown threats
  • Checks files for safety before installation

There's a lot to like about Norton's security software products for 2012 not least its Mobile Security bundle, which allows users to lock, locate or wipe your Android smartphone if it becomes lost or is stolen.

Other new Norton offerings will provide tablet and mobile device protection, family safety solutions (English only), and the ability to find your lost or stolen laptop or Android device.

Norton 2012 Security Products include:

  • Norton Identity Safe in the Cloud– Protects personal and financial information from cybercriminals and keeps users safe from fraudulent websites. New streamlined interface, simplified login experience, and ability to store passwords in the cloud makes accessibility easy from any computer with Norton Internet Security 2012 installed.
  • Norton Management– New web-based functionality lets users manage their Norton products from anywhere in the world. Users can remotely add Norton products, manage security settings and update subscriptions, making it simple to check on the health of their devices or fix issues without needing to be there in person.
  • Norton Insight– Norton’s reputation-based security technology leverages the anonymous software adoption patterns of millions of contributing Symantec users to automatically identify and block never before seen malicious software.
  • Download Insight – Checks every downloaded file for safety before installation and now provides users with additional data about the predicted stability of the application in their environment based on the stability experiences of millions of other Symantec users.
  • SONAR– Improved SONAR technology monitors running applications for suspicious behaviour to quickly detect and disable previously unknown threats.
  • Norton User Experience –From the streamlined main user interface, Norton 2012 offers quick access to Norton Mobile Security Lite, Norton Cybercrime Index, Norton Online Family and website ratings service Norton Safe Web.

For the second year in a row, Norton placed first in overall protection according to testing from Av Test Institute. In addition, Norton Internet Security 2012 ranked first in overall performance testing by both PassMark Software and AV-Comparatives.  According to Symantec’s internal testing, Norton 2012 even outperforms the award-winning 2011 version with 30 percent faster scans, 17 percent faster boot time and 24 percent faster file copying.

Launch limited edition comes with a bonus 5GB Norton Online Backup, plus a full version of Norton Mobile Security inside the box. (For Android 2.0 or later, 1 year full version, 1 device). Norton Mobile Security can lock, locate or wipe your Android smartphone if you lose it, blocks unwanted calls and texts, warns of dangerous websites, scans apps, SD cards and stops bad downloads to your phone.